The Washington Times-Herald

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July 13, 2013

Police Report

WASHINGTON — CITY REPORT

Friday

12:19 a.m. - A broken window and damage to a soda machine was reported at Sav-A-Lot, 300 SE 21st St.

Thursday

8:34 p.m. - An employee of Par-T-Paq Liquors, 1011 W. Walnut St., reported a shoplifter.

7:38 p.m.- An employee of Chuckles, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a white Ford pickup drove off without paying for $46.21 in gas.

6:24 p.m. - A caller near 16th Street and Maxwell Avenue reported that someone was blowing grass into the road while mowing. This is in violation of a new city ordinance.

11:27 a.m. - A caller located at the intersection of Clark and Cosby Roads reported that a semi pulling a trailer was in the ditch at the intersection.

The caller stated that 30 semis had ended up in the ditch at this particular intersection. There was no damage to the semi. Employees of Perdue came to check the temperature of the contents of the trailer.

COUNTY REPORT

Thursday

7:16 p.m. - A caller at 2303 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported someone had taken their ATV.

5:50 p.m. - Dynamic Recovery was in the process of repossessing a vehicle at 104E Race St., Odon, when a male subject starting interfering with the repossession. Statements were taken and the recovery company has the vehicle.

4:26 p.m. - A caller on CR 900E reported a red Chevy pickup driving recklessly near Graber Post Buildings. The truck, which was heading north, was hauling a load and losing materials off the back of the truck. The vehicle almost struck two buggies. The caller later called 911 and reported that the pickup had run off the road and into a ditch. The driver of the pickup appeared to be ok and got out of the vehicle to pick up debris that had fallen off the truck. The vehicle then continued driving and officers pulled it over in the Chuckles parking lot. The vehicle was towed.

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